Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: Richard’s Success Story

On today’s success story, Brodie talks with Richard who sustained a PHT injury back in 2009 while training for the world masters 100 metre event.  What would follow is a 5 year long journey of mismanagement and eventually, implementing long-term, effectiv

Running & Stretching: Is there any benefit?

It fascinates me the variation between individuals running and stretching. Some will put on their shoes and break-out into their jog while others spend 10-15 minutes stretching before and after. Is one preparation better than the other? Are we putting ourselves at risk if we don’t stretch? There are often misconceptions around static stretching and […]

Insights into Deadlift progressions

Understanding and Overcoming Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: A Comprehensive Guide to Deadlift Progressions Proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT), also known as high hamstring tendinopathy, can be a debilitating condition. But it doesn’t have to be a life sentence of pain and discomfort. In this podcast episode transcript, we will delve into the world of deadlift progressions as […]

Mistakes preventing a NEW runner from success

It’s tough being a new runner Becoming a new runner is a rough learning curve because in the first few months your body is adapting to new habits and the body thanks you with soreness and a struggling aerobic system. If you want your body to adapt, attempt to train within your body’s adaptation zone […]

(Part 2) Why one PHT treatment doesn’t work for everyone with Alex Murray

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: Exploring Treatment Variability In today’s episode, part two of my conversation with Alex Murray, we delve deeper into the complex world of proximal hamstring tendinopathy. If you’ve been struggling with this condition, you’re in the right place. We’re here to help you understand it better, learn about effective evidence-based treatments, and dispel […]

Common Strength Training Myths for Runners

There are certainly common gym myths floating around the running community. My guess is because most runners don’t like strength training. Any excuse will do, right? The myths I will be talking about stems from the work by Richard Blagrove. Rich is a brilliant researcher and is world renowned for strength training and running performance. […]

(Part 1) Why one PHT treatment doesn’t work for everyone with Alex Murray

Alex Murray is a podiatrist and an education partner with Cause Health who have an E-book titled: Rethinking causality, complexity & evidence for the unique patient. Today, we dive into the complicated topic around why treatment may work for some, but

The running technique hack to reduce injury risk: Step width

What is a running step width? Your running step width is exactly how it sounds, it is the measurement between the left foot and right foot in between steps. So, imagine a runner on a treadmill. Now, imagine a bright white line painted down the middle of the treadmill belt. Because everyone has a different […]

Q&A: Recovery timeframes & your rehabilitation ladder

Today Brodie does he first Q&A and answers the following questions: How can I progress after 7 yrs of PHT with slow loading yet still can’t avoid an intense flare up? What would be the best pain relief during a flare-up? How strong is strong enough t

What Advice Runners Need To Know About Bone Density

There has been a surprising level of interest for bone health of late. With this in mind, I wanted to share some knowledge on bone density and how to preserve it. The importance of bone growth at a young age By the time we reach our early 20’s we have already reached our peak bone […]